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    January 18, 2013
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>> good morning erica. >> good morning. it is unseasonably warm for this time of year. today we are starting off chilly mostly clear. we have areas of local dense fog. mostly sunny skies. temperatures warmer of their to yesterday. into the evening hours. it can be clear and mild. temperatures will be keeping in the low 50s. take a look at current conditions. another " star in santa rosa at the freezing mark in vallejo. 42 in oakland. >> some of our coastal spots could climb into the low 50s. however, most of us sitting in a wide range of '40's. by 8:00 a.m. we are struggling to make it out of the '30's for the delta and, vallejo. >> lunchtime all of the
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green on your screen indicates where we are anticipating the '60s. we're not talking 60s we are talking some spots could climb into the upper 60s. enjoyable conditions. >> 6:00 p.m. a pleasant looking forecast. most of us around the heart of the they will be clinging to the '50s. >> santa rosa 62. 65 for san jose. 62 for concord and oakland. >> satellite and radar picture shows high-pressure the ridge continues to build east of california. we will remain clear, sunny, and temperatures will be warmer. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the numbers heading into the weekend and as we start the next work week some of the colder spots will be in the mid '60s by monday. plenty of sunshine. inland lows
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dropping into the mid to upper '30's. we will introduce cloud cover as the ridge of high pressure breaks down by the middle of next week. a 20 percent chance of showers as we head into next wednesday. >> a lot of big changes to talk about in your bay area forecast. >> node updates in the traffic department. no hot spots. a quiet ride. just a handful of cars out of oakland into san francisco. >> for those of you heading to the senate failed original overnight road work to talk about. clear conditions coming down the nimitz freeway. >> here is your golden gate bridge ride south bound 101 a lot of space between cars and speed of over 50 mi. per hour. james. >> thank you erica. >> an update on the attempt the kidnapping reported in san jose. police say it was all a hoax according to investigators the mother committed to making up the story. she told police a man
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tried to wrestle or three year old daughter out of our arms while in front of our house. officers say it was not long before they knew something was not right. >> we needed to bring the mother into the police department to read interview her there were some things that were not right as a result of the interview. we agree in to view the mother and she admitted the entire story was a fabrication. we opened an active criminal investigation on her. we will discuss the case with the district attorney's office. we are hoping to file charges against her for filing a false police report. >> police say since there is no neighborhood watch program in the area they are hoping the hoax will possibly spur one. >> we're learning more about
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the bay area's first flew related death. a 98 year old woman died this month. she suffered from other chronic illnesses including pneumonia. >> there have been five reported flu deaths in the state. some say the worst may be still to come. >> we may not have peaked in california as far as the total numbers. which is again not unusual. we see peaking in california in late january anywhere up until march. we may see more. that is why i tell people it is still ok to get a flu shot. >> it is proving difficult for people to find a flu shot. stores across the bay area are reporting they have run out. one parent found it difficult a fremont hospital. she said she had a hard time finding a place where she could fascinator child. >> recall the pharmacies and
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we call the pediatrician. >> a lot of pharmacies of round the bay area say their next shipment will arrive sometime next week. >> this morning parents are involved in trying to stop a suspected outbreak of noro virus. >> lafayette school officials are hoping the worst is over. they are concerned because the virus is so contagious. last week 15 children became ill at burden element for school. >> custodians have been on hand cleaning the building and wiping everything down. hoping to prevent spreading the sickness to the other schools in the district. >> officials said they are optimistic. >> we had about 100 plus students that were absent on friday. we are now down to a round 50. we are hopeful and optimistic that cleaning practices and parents keeping their kids out of school for two days after
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symptoms have subsided will make a difference. >> parents are being told to wash their hands frequently make sure their kids wash their hands frequently. >> health officials say it is one of the top west prevent noro virus from spreading. >> a federal judge appears ready to allow san francisco of public nudity ban to go into effect on february 1st. >> public of the activists filed a federal lawsuit hoping to overturn the new law. they argued that the government ordered cover up violates their first amendment right to express their political views. >> a u.s. district court judge said yesterday that it takes more than simply disrobing in public to make a political statement. >> we will be back in just a minute. we have a live look of the san mateo bridge. the traffic on 92 is like this morning no problems. cold in livermore out to the east. 32 degrees in downtown livermore. specifically out by the airport. the freezing mark there should warm up to
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about 60. we have a nice, mild weather to look forward to in to the weekend. we will get a quick break down with erica and just a moment.
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>> good morning. 4:09 on the clock. >> taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows mixed results across the board. the s&p 500 and the dow show positive figures while the nasdaq is in the negative. stocks make big gains yesterday after strong report on the housing market in the unemployment claims. all making investors more optimistic about the economy. >> here is a look at the closing numbers. the dow soared 84 points to close to
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shy of 13,600. the nasdaq jumped up 18 points. and the s&p 500 gained a point to close at another five year high. >> we will have more at the opening bell at 6:30 a.m.. >> toyota motor co. says, it has settled what is to be the first of hundreds of lawsuits claiming the deaths and injuries were caused by problems in toyota vehicles. >> the problems sudden an unintended acceleration in toyota vehicles. the company reached an agreement in the wrongful death case, brought by the family of paul van alfen. and charlene jones lloyd. >> there were killed when their toyota camry slammed into a wall in utah back in 2010. the van alfen case was to be the first of hundreds tried. >> yelp is going to start
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displaying health inspection information about restaurants, bars, and cafes on its review side. >> san francisco will be the first city in the country to post a new health stores are yelp. >> so how restaurantare restaurn san francisco reacting to the news that their health inspection ratings are being posted on line? scott rates has the details. >> posting the help ratings on yelp is different in any restaurant you go in it is posted on the wall. >> i personally want to know when i go to a restaurant what the health information is. >> i think yelp is a little too big for its britches at times. >> the only thing that
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people agree on is that the overall cleanliness of restaurants in san francisco will go up. >> reporting in san francisco scott rates kron 4 news. >> still ahead the search is on for two suspects wanted for stealing more than a million dollars' worth of gold nuggets. why investigators are now focusing in on the bay area. the story coming up on the kron 4 morning news continues. we will have a check of >> announcer: meet jill. she thought she'd feel better after seeing her doctor. and she might have, if not for kari, the identity thief who stole jill's social security number to open credit cards, destroying jill's credit and her dream of retirement. now meet amanda. with a swipe of her debit card, she bought some gas... and an all-expense-paid trip to hawaii for ben. ben is the identity thief
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31 in fairfield. upper '30's in hayward and redwood city. 46 in daly city. >> we have some areas of fog foreign for our north bay bellies. visibility not as bad as to the morning. down to 7 mi. for those of you in santa rosa. >> your afternoon highs, everyone is excited about the forecast. temperatures above the seasonal average. yesterday some spots climb into the mid to upper 60s. that will be the case as we head into the rest of today. >> milpitas and san jose at 65. campbell 66. 63 expected in mountain view. the east bay will not be as well as the south bay. plenty of lows 60s still. 61 for castro valley and pleasanton. in the north bay a mixed bag of lows 60s. richmond at 64. a few
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degrees color through downtown san francisco. >> satellite and radar perspective shows high pressure ridge continues to build in east over california. we will experience clear, sunny skies, and warm temperatures will stick around. it will be a bit warmer as we start the next work week. >> a quick look at your maverick surf forecast. a beach hazard advisory and a high surf at that tree. the high surf advisory issued for tomorrow. if you are going to the maverick competition the afternoon high will be in the mid-60s. we are looking at most a clear and sunny conditions. my best advice is to never turn your back to the ocean if you are heading out to watch. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights warm weather for the middle of january for the next several days. we have sunshine and dry weather sticking around. the blocking pattern was start to break down and may
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see a 20 percent chance of showers as we head into wednesday. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza is quiet we do not have any accidents and traffic is moving well from all of the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge ride the tail lights are heading in the west bound direction towards foster city. not seeing any delays for those of you heading eastbound into hayward. >> south bound 101, the golden gate is in to give free. a lot of space between cars. we have some areas of dense fog forming in the north bay valley is. >> the traffic maps show a lot of green on the road way censors. no problems along the peninsula, the bayshore freeway, and interstate 80. >> and good ride in the west bound direction of the dumbarton bridge. >> no issues for the east
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shore freeway. james. >> thank you erica. >> at 4:18. >> more than a million dollars of gold nuggets were stolen out of a northern california courthouse last year. >> the thieves may be here in the bay area. >> and else lebraun take an elsa retell evidence was recovered in the searches that will not say what the evidence was or if it was any of the missing gold. >> his team has a strong piece of evidence on their side. they have the bandits dna. >> during this process we will did dna samples from purse of interest and identify them or eliminate them as suspects. >> the sheriff believes some of the stolen gold has been sold and it is possible other bits and pieces may have been melted down.
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>> one suspect is still on the lows after three attempted to rob a jewelry store it was all caught on video. three suspect attempting to rob the plaza joy of restored in menlo park. >> this happened to stay around 12:30 p.m.. the store owner describing the robbers rushed into her store. >> the other guys came to the front and then got a hammer and tried to bring the windows. >> the store's owner surprised the robbers by pulling out a handgun from behind the counter. the robbers ran out of the store. later the suspect or captured by police. >> hayward police are looking for a gunman involved in a shooting. >> you are looking at video from our helicopter partnership with abc said the news. >> police were called out to the lord tennyson
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apartments, on tennyson road just before 4. when they arrived they found a male victim let been shot. police identified the victim as 24 year old man from oakland. >> he was taken to the hospital for treatment. >> the suspect is still on the run. >> police said the victim went to the apartment, because he had some sort of dispute with a resident there. >> officers did not say much about the suspect because the investigation is still ongoing. they have a good idea of who he may be and are following up on several leads. police said the victims' injuries were not life-threatening. >> a guilty plea from a convicted felon suspected of running an illegal gun operation out of this san mateo home. >> 35 year-old antonio infanrte faces up to 10 years in prison after police found several weapons including an assault rifle during a raid last friday.
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>> to infane is being held on $150,000 bail. a concerned neighbor called police after noticing a lot of people going in and out of the house. if the district attorney's office essence infante is a convicted felon, he cannot legally possess any guns. and neighbor say they have been problems stemming from this home in the past. >> they had kids all over the place all the time they are having parties for kids and you hear that there are guns in the house at the same time. i do not know what people are thinking now days. >> investigators say none of the weapons appear to been stolen are tied to crimes. the weapons will be sent to crime labs for testing. they did notice one of the weapons had its serial number filed off. >> and nearly couple accidently drove their cars to the front door of the vallejo was restored. again
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the video shows you can see the scene the driver accidentally hit the gas instead of the bricks. some customers inside suffered minor injuries from glass and debris. a couple in the car was on hard. >> at 4:22. we will take a quick break. we have our james lick freeway camera. 101 looks pretty good. light traffic. i hope it stays like for you on this friday morning. we will be back
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>> it is4:24 on the clock. >> in an interview with oprah winfrey, lance armstrong has come clean about the doping. the seventh time tour de france winner says he used a variety of performance enhancing drugs to when the seventh tour de france titles. >> mary ellen hopkins has the story. >> all-pro wasted no time getting to the point with armstrong. >> yes or no did you ever
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take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance. >> yes. >> off armstrong said he was building during all of his tour de france victories. >> if it feels wrong? >> at the tide. no. >> it did not even full wrong? >> he said he was a bully. >> if i did not like what someone said for what ever reason in my own head whether i've viewed it as being disloyal or a friend turned on you i tried to control that. that is a lie they are liars. >> armstrong refuse to enteanswer if his former teammate frankie andrew was telling the truth when she said she overheard a doctor telling him that was treating him for cancer he was open. >> if it did not happen to say it did not happen. he cannot because it did. >> i think he is a cheater. i think he is a cheater. i
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do not know how to save. >> personally i think what ever they are putting into their bodies is their choice. i think if everyone is doing it who ever is the best cheater should win. >> the commission will be costly for armstrong, he has been stripped of his toward the front titles and his olympic medal 2000 he won in 2000. >> i am mary ellen hopkins reporting. >> the movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others has reopened with a private ceremony for victims, the first responders and officials. >> the governor of colorado acknowledged some victims and their families did not the theater to reopen. >> but he said that for those who attended the ceremony, it was a path to healing. >> send mcimenanemark plans to
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reopen the entire 16 screen complex in aurora, colorado to the public temporarily on next week. >> still ahead preparations are underway in washington d.c. for the upcoming presidential inauguration. we will have a look inside the ceremonies. when the
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>> we are back. >> is a look at every bill as you waand emeryville. >> hi james. let us take a look at the warmer spots yesterday. we came close to some records. now 63. santa rosa at 63. downtown san jose at 64. mid 60s in richmond which was a surprise. further south.
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gilroy hit the upper 60s. santa cruz yesterday recent afternoon high of 72 degrees. keep in mind we are in the middle of january. temperatures could be a bit warmer to day. we are currently not warm. 28 in santa rosa. upper '30's in half moon bay. the temperatures are expect to go by 8:00 a.m. we are talking '30's clinging to the delta. places like fairfield and vallejo. foremost in the '40's. low 50s along the coastline. as we push into lunchtime check out the green on your screen indicating the temperatures in the '60s. it will be a pleasant day a round the bay area. mild conditions until later this evening. >> 8:00 p.m. tonight a mixing of '40's and 50's. it will not be too cold. >> taking a look at the highs in your neighborhood. san francisco 61. upper 50s for antioch and fairfield. downtown san jose as 65. 62 in fremont. >> satellite and radar
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shows high pressure remains in control it will have clear skies sunshine and temperatures on the warmer side. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights temperatures that will continue to climb. a gradual warm trend until the next work week. tuesday more cloud cover is introduced to the forecast. wednesday a 20 percent chance of rain. temperatures will slowly start to drop again. we are expecting cloudy conditions next week. >> looking at your traffic and all issues to report. >> the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza is good to go. the volume is increasing coming from the east shore freeway again, no wait at the toll plaza. we are seeing good conditions up the incline and across the upper deck. >> the san mateo bridge is a typical commute traffic building on the right-hand side. that is westbound towards foster city. wrapping up the bridge check is the golden gate bridge.
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>> a handful of cars coming out of marin county toward the toll plaza no issues to report. james. >> thank you erica. >> 4:32 is the time. >> the pilot who was in charge of the oil tanker that sideswipe the bay bridge last week to get his license taken away. >> that is if a state agency finds him at fault for the accident. >> the 751 ft. vessel cause the oversees a reymar to hit the western span of the bridge and january 7th, causing more than $2 million in damage. >> no oil was spilled and no one was injured. but the ship's captain guy kless could be reprimanded for the accident. >> san francisco bar pilots association says he changed course at the last minute in heavy fog. investigators are looking into the chart as well as other factors,
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including the malfunctioning radar beacon equipment at the bridge, as possible contributors to the crash. >> marin county is schedulesome of san francisco sk city along for the officials are meeting to discuss attacked the city used to address the costly vandalism at a three day conference. according to police the blight of graffiti cost more than $20 million to san francisco each year. >> back in the '90s san francisco created an anti graffiti task force and this is develop a database to catalog the graffiti and determine was responsible for attacking. the conference wraps up today with the rules of moral that had been planning on public waltz. >> marin county is scheduled to hold a second gun buyback
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next week. that is even though the county grand out of money during the first one. on tuesday, more than $40,000 was given out to people turning in guns when they ran out of money, officials turned to vouchers which they hope to pay back within the next 30 days. for now, no money will be handed out, no questions asked way to get rid of the gun. >> the san francisco 49ers quarterback is giving the team's next opponent a lot to think about. >> asked about colin kaepernick, falcons running back michael turner said i am glad i am not on the fence. >> turner, the big running back, that the falcons offense was to hold the ball and limit kaepernick time on the field in sunday's nfc championship game. >> kaepernick head to a lack after running for 181 yds and nfl record for a quarterback with two
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touchdowns in last week's win over green bag. >> president obamas second term officially began sunday with a private swearing-in ceremony at the white house. then the big celebrations happen monday when the public inauguration happens. catherine heenan shows us the nation is getting ready. >> they have been practicing a year ago before they knew they would get an invitation. >> we're trying to get into a party we are not invited to hoping that will let us and the door. >> off the tradition of a public ceremony goes back generations including william mckinley's inauguration in 1897. teddy roosevelt in 1905. >> swat teams and bomb sniffing dogs will be included. a dive team will be on standby. among the people lining up to see the president paul ryan the
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republican president who ran for vice president calling it an obligation. >> making a return appearance the bible used by abraham lincoln at his inauguration. president obama used it last time and want to use it again. >> catherine heenan kron 4 news. >> you will be able to watch the inauguration live during the kron 4 morning news on monday. >> it will start at 830 in the morning. and we will also have the inaugural parade live on our 24/7 bay area news channel starting at 1035. >> an official with japan's transport safety board says for you as officials, including two boeing representatives, have arrived at an airport in western japan to inspect a 787 jet that made an emergency landing earlier this week. >> the all nippon airways
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jet landed wednesday morning at a tala,atsi board after the pilot smelled something burton and received a cockpit warning of battery problems. the four americans, including an investigator each from the federal aviation administration and the national transportation safety board, met with officials today from japan transport safety board, which is leading the investigation there. >> we will be right back with the kron 4 morning
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>> ( male announcer): now here's stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly . >> ♪ . >> only in san francisco can you see a grown man in a pink dress standing in front of the nine federal building singing. >> he was not alone. >> san francisco nudist are trying to get the federal court to block a ban on
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nudity due to take effect on february 1st. the this want to walk around the city naked. they are citing the first amendment. they say they are exercising their freedom of speech. >> off to me and he is a birthright. this is our human body that is being criminalize. >> seoul, some of them stood around the cold weather without clothing waiting on their moment in federal court. it was a surreal sight hold a round one person during the interview and a naked guy videotaping. >> back to the man in the pink dress. he never got naked, thank god. >> it should not be allowed. >> the bad behavior part is protesting they should be able to protest make it but attacks this lady. >> i asked him how come he is not naked he is exposing himself. i do not have a
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need to be naked. i do not have a need to expose myself either. i think the freedom should be there. >> later he came up with a better answer. >> there you have it. a perfectly good reason to walk around naked in san francisco. >> by the way during the court session he and his girlfriend thought it would be a good idea to make out in the federal courtroom. i guess we will have to see what happens on february 1st. stanley roberts in san francisco. kron 4 news. >> defense secretary leon panetta says the u.s. is working with the british and algerian governments to assess what happened with the hostage crisis.
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>> in a statement released this morning, former officials say " we're not in a position to give further information at this time. >> we do not know the algerian helicopters and special forces stormed a gas plant in the stony point of the cr yesterday's to wipe out islamist militants and free hostages from at least 10 countries. prime minister david cameron warns that nations should be prepared for bad news. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news flu shots are beginning to get hard to find. we will take you to one clinic that promises to have a flu shot for you if you need one. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news.
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>> at 4:44. organizers of the mavericks international surfing contests are expecting sunny skies and powerful waves when the competition is held off the coast near half moon bay on sunday. >> organizers of the mavericks international surfing contest are expecting sunny skies in powerful ways when the competition is held off the coast near half moon bay.
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the national weather service predicts clear weather and temperatures in the low 60s at sea level near pillar point harbor. about 12,000 people are expected to check out. 24 of the world's elite bit wet surface as they compete in the invitation only contest. if you are going to get down there to check out of you let us find about the weather is specifically for erica. >> the morning erica. >> the morning and happy friday to you james. >> we have a beach hazard statement going into affect this afternoon due to waves that are cause for concern. as we head into the weekend saturday morning the high surf advisory goes into effect until 4:00 p.m. on sunday. if you are going to the surf competition to the judge will be in the mid '60s on sunday. creek conditions for half moon bay a lot of sunshine to go around. we could see it swells up to 20 ft.. the
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last up to 27 seconds. if you are going to spectate use extreme caution my best advice is never to turn your back to the ocean. it should be fun this weekend a lot of people will be heading to the beach not only for the surf competition but because it will be nice. remember, it is the middle of january and temperatures are above the seasonal average. >> we are in the upper '40's for downtown san francisco. hayward 43 degrees. below freezing in concord. at the freezing mark in livermore. fog is a concern for some spots however, the fog not as dense as yesterday morning. visibility is down to 7 mi. in santa rosa. 8 mi. around the livermore valley. most of the bay area is checking in at 10 mi. which it was pretty clear conditions. 8:00 a.m. later today the dark purple on your screen indicates where we will see the '40's. we could see low 50s already start to trickle in along the coast. the delta,
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fairfield, and vallejo struggle to make it out of >> by lunchtime the green that dominates the screen indicates tippers climbing into the '60s. it will be a nice afternoon. plenty of sunshine. >> by 8:00 p.m. tonight we are on the mild side with that mix of '40's and low 50s. >> very pleasant weather. temperatures a bit warmer than yesterday's. fremont 62. 66 for campbell and los gatos. mid 60s for sunnyvale and santa clara. 65 in palo alto. to the east bay not as warm as the south bay but plenty of 60s to go around. walnut creek at 60. a degree warmer in castro valley. lows 60s for the north bay. 61 for downtown san francisco. daly city in the upper 50s. 62 expected oakland.
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>> satellite and radar perspective shows a ridge of high pressure will continue to build in toward the east. california is looking clear, sunny, and dry for the next several days. it is shaping up to be a gorgeous weekend. temperatures will be warmer as we start the next work week. the blocking patterns will start to break apart as we head into the middle of next week. with that more cloud cover. and a 20 percent chance of showers as we head into wednesday. it will be cloudy and windy in temperatures will start to drop. enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures as the last into the weekend. >> more on the import forecasts coming up momentarily. >> in the meantime, at the traffic that we are hot spots free. no major accidents. >> outside at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza traffic building from the west bound direction. we do not have any weight at the pay gates and the metering
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lights are not active. >> for those of you heading to the san mateo bridge the drive time is 14 minutes from end to in. >> south bound 101 remains problem free for those of you coming out marin county. >> westbound 24 a clear shot on the caldecott tunnel toward the macarthur maize. the drive time from hercules down to berkeley under 12 minutes. >> the south bay a lot of green on your road way censors, drive time coming out of navato out of san francisco clocking in at 23 minutes. james. >> thank you erica. >> 4:50 is the time. >> a server on the mend after being attacked by a shark in a wide. it happen off the shore itkiholo bay. doctors say a 15 ft. tiger shark chomp on the man's right forearm. the victim
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also suffered a knee injury. apparently the 43 ropes or punched the shark repeatedly until the lead can go. a worker at a nearby beach house heard his cries for help and called 911. >> even with this early and intense flu season is not too late to get a flu shot. that is if you could find one. >> kron 4 justine wald,am texas to fremont. people waited in line to get a flu shot at this vaccination clinic. this mom came in with her son after the search for the shot came up short. >> we called his pediatrician first and they were out. >> lots of shots here. the clinic gave out about 25 shots per hour to 125 people. considering the supply and demand the hospital was ready. the shot cost $10. this is a small
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price to pay for a clean bill of health. >> there is an epidemic of flew everywhere in california. >> this mom is glad she found the vaccine. >> we usually get it every year. >> the hospital plans to have shots bore the clinics from seven-nine in the morning. >> justine waldman kron 4 news. >> the s&p eight says it has approved a new flu vaccine that is made without aids or the influenza virus. >> the vast scene called flublok ltd. for use in people ages 18-49 to prevent the seasonal flu. the agency says the vaccine was created
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using dna technology and an insect virus. >> the fda says the new technology offers the potential for faster startup of the vaccine manufacturing process in the event of a pandemic. >> in the battle against childhood obesity, new york city appears to be doing better than los angeles at least for low-income preschoolers. a new study, obesity rates are compared for young poor children in the nation's two largest cities over nine years. rates drop from about 90% to 60% in york. the 8 in l.a. they rose from 17% to more than 21% before dropping to around 20%. new york city's health commissioner says he was glad to hear the study results calling them " a big success. >> while the director of a los angeles county's health
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department says it is not clear why the rate hasbro's. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. >> and a reminder to catch dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. right
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>> we are back. we're looking for mild weather today. tomorrow things get nice. look at sunday in morningand monday. the next chance of showers may happen on wednesday. we will chat with erica and get a full look at your forecast in a bit. >> a beloved, a longtime advice columnist has passed away. >> martha shade has all your entertainment headlines in today's hollywood minute. >> calling phillips better known as dear abby to the millions of readers per column has died at 94. she suffered from alzheimer's disease. her first column appeared in 1956. she wrote under the pen name abigail van buren. dear abby is the world's most widely syndicated column with a daily readership of more than 110 million. >> he may be third in line
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to be king but now he is wearing a different ground. >> prince harry has been named the world's top bachelor. >> he spent much of 2012 and the spotlight from his gallivanting in las vegas. he flies helicopters and party is like a rock star. the world's most eligible bachelor in real life for charming. >> robert redford to pull him to answer questions spirit he addressed sex, family values, and guns. >> does my industry think that guns will help sell tickets. i do not know. it is not a question i can answer. it seems like a question for asking my own industry. >> the segment will run january 27th. for hollywood minute i am martha shade. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news a flow related death in the bay area has
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reported. we will have details on where to get your flu shot coming up. and an attempted kidnapping in san jose turns out to be a hoax. while investigators announcing the mother of the child made it up. >> and we're watching weather and traffic this morning. we will be right back here
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>> (male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> top stories we're following this friday, january 18th. a fremont hospital is hosting a flu vaccination of it this morning. as flu shots are in short supply this year. >> we will have a live report from fremont. >> and an attempted kidnapping in san jose has turned out to be a hoax. details straight ahead. >> and lance armstrong comes clean to oprah. as his anticipated interviewed is broadcast. >> first a check of weather with erica. >> could morning darya. it is a another cold morning in some spots sitting in the upper twenties.
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>> yesterday it was warm and pleasant. napa at 63. santa rosa the same. mid-60s and written. gilroy came in at 68 degrees. santa cruz hit an afternoon high of 72 degrees. as we take a look at temperatures now 28 and santa rosa. 30 in napa. some sportpos arehovering at the freezinspots and still hovering at the freezing more. >> are to traffic with george. >> a quiet ride that friday morning not tracking any hot spots. >> a quick commute check light traffic all round for interstate 580 and highway 4. that means the commute from the south bay the north bay and peninsula are light as well. >> darya. >> new this morning anyone looking to get a flu shot this season knows it is not
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easy to come by with a lot of places running out of the immunization. some we know at this point a place has put different you in fremont this morning. >> where are you will? >> i am at washington hospital where there will give the shots starting at 7:00 in the morning starting up until 9. >> this is a popular place as far as a landmark in fremont it is not hard to get to if you are looking for the flu shot. we all know there are so many people going from place to place looking for the shot. a lot of the places have simply run out and told people we would not have the shot until next week. >> not a problem here this will be the second day giving out the shots. >> here is video from yesterday's. you can see video of people getting shot coming from all over the bay area. they are of course concerned about the flu season. we are not in the peak of the flu season yet.
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that will probably not happen until february or march. health officials are telling people is not too late to get it just to make sure especially with the risk of being high this year not just in the bay area but all over the country. these shots are $10. it will not cause you any more say if he were to safeway, or walgreen's. it is first-come first-served. they were able to finish about 25 people per hour. back to you darya. >> i've got one early in the season. did you will? >> no. i take vitamin c. hopefully that is good enough. if they want to offer me a shot i have my $10 ready to go. >> at this point it may be good for you to get a shot.
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>> we are also learning more about the bay area's first flew related death of the season. santa clauara county health officials said the victim was a 98 year-old woman who died earlier this month. she also suffered from a variety of chronic illnesses including ammonia. there have been five reported flu deaths in the state and health officials said the worst may be to come. >> an update now on the attempted kidnapping in san jose that we reported earlier this week. >> police say it was all a hoax. >> according to investigators the mother had admitted to making up the story. she initially told police a man tried to wrestle or three year-old daughter out of her arms while there were in the front yard of her east san jose home. >> but officers say it wasn't too long before they knew something was not right about the story. >> but we we read in to view the
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other because there were inconsistencies in her story there were red flags that were raised in the interview. investigators to interview the mother and she admitted the entire story was a fabrication. she is considered a suspect. we will in at a criminal investigation on her. we will discuss the case with the district attorney's office. we will file a false police repoin hopes to charge hh filing a false police report. >> police say since there's no neighborhood watch program in place for the area they hope the hoax was per one. >> a federal judge appears ready to allow san francisco public nudity ban to go into effect on february 1st. public nudity activists filed a federal lawsuit hoping to overturn the new law.
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>> they argue that the government ordered cover-up violates their first to memorize to express their political views. >> a u.s. to court judge says today that it takes more than simply disrobing a and public to make a political statement. >> president obamas political organization is forming an outside, a nonprofit group to support the president's legislative agenda. >> the unprecedented move gives obama a way to promote his agenda outside the confines of the white house and seek to harness the energy from his reelection campaign into support for legislation. >> the nonprofit work on key legislative battles, train future leaders and local issues around the country. >> lance armstrong admitted in an interview with oprah winfrey that he used performance enhancing drugs to win the tour de france. sang their his decisions and his mistake, armstrong said
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he could not of one race seven times without the drugs. >> the confession follows a decade of the nile's by armstrong, who was stripped of his titles in the wake of u.s. anti-dumping agency report last october. >> he also lost nearly all the sponsors and left a live a strong kantor charity founded in 1997. >> armstrong was certain that his fate was sealed and his longtime friend and training partner george hin capie was forced to give him up to antidumping up '40's. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news the boeing 787 dreamliner remains grounded this morning. we will talk about the boeing's future plans for the jet. >> and, the colorado movie theater or a gunman killed 12 people has opened its doors. more on yesterday's
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>> we are back. 5:10 is the time. >> boeing's plans to continue building its 787
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dreamliner jetliner while engineers try to solve a battery problems that have grounded the plane. >> the ddrea,;omre was grounded for a wide yesterday. >> the faa announced the battery failures caused a leak of flammable material, heat damage in smoke. it is not clear how long the investigation will take or how long it would take to fix the problem. >> in nationals, the colorado movie theater where a gunman killed 12 people and wounded dozens of others has reopened with a private ceremony for victims, responders and officials. >> the governor of colorado and knowledge some victims and their families did not want the the id to reopen. but he said that for those attended the ceremony, it was a path to a healing. >> cinemark plans to reopen the entire 16 screen complex in aurora, colorado to the public temporarily next week.
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traffic at fog. the same thing on the right with the golden gate bridge traffic coming off of the few cars into marin or into san francisco. it is not as cold aas it has been. >> downtown fransan francisco and the '40's. santa rosa at 28. below the freezing mark in napa. 31 in pleasanton and 36 in fremont. >> it is another cold start to the morning for some. we have some of forming in the north bay valley is. not as big of a factor as yesterday's. in santa rosa visibility down to 7 mi.. clear from most of the bay area we will see sunshine later today. as we take a look at future cast 4 by 8:00 a.m. when will contend with three types of temperatures. >> low 50s developing along the coast. most of the bay
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the heart of it sitting in a wide range of '40's. we will struggle to make it out of the '30's for the communities along the delta. by lunchtime the green starts to dominate down in the south bay pushing out to the livermore valley in portions of the north bay. we are expecting a lot of locations to climb into the '60s. as we put the clock into motion again 8:00 p.m. tonight relatively mild. it will be a mixing of '40's and low 50s. >> your afternoon highs in your neighborhood it will be a nice one. santa cruz at 72. mid to upper 60s crown part of the bay area. the warmer spots in the south bay los gatos 66 degrees. the same for campbell. 65 in santa clara. the east bay will not be as warm as the south bay it will be pleasant. fairfield and the upper 50s. 62 for concord. 63 in union city. downtown
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san francisco at 61. a couple of degrees warmer through richmond. >> high-pressure still firmly in control we will see clear skies and sunshine right through the weekend. the ridge of high pressure sitting strong but will start to break up the blocking pattern as we head into the middle of next week. here's a look at tacos forecast. freezing fog for the next several mornings. sunshine and light went into the afternoon your highs will be in the upper '40's. pretty mild. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast highlights more weather on the way sunday into monday. inland lows dropping into the mid '30's. >> we have changes to talk about into the middle of next week. more in the wake of cloud cover and a 20 percent chance of rain. >> 5:18 a.m. that is your forecast here's your traffic
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with george. >> off a quiet ride around the bay no hot spots, like traffic at the bridges. >> the bay bridge westbound on delays coming from the macarthur maize or the east shore freeway. >> the san mateo bridge, highway 92 a live in smooth ride. the right side is the commute direction. >> the golden gate bridge commute a light one as a traffic desk for the toll plaza. >> 12-14 minute ride hercules to berkeley. and easy commute to the san ramon valley. >> 16 minutes out of the coyote valley 4101 no. 9101 north bound. >> the time is 5:19 a.m. and the state's high speed rail authority are teaming up to search for trains that can be used for both of their systems. >> their combined buying power should also generate better pricing for manufacturers.
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>> amtrak in california might be relevant to purchase about 60 trains over the next decade. >> the first quarter could happen next year. high speed rail efforts in california have come under increased scrutiny by members of congress to say the project has become too expensive to build and operate. >> the u.s. board of regents have given the okay for the u c s f medical center to go forward with plans to be affiliated with children's hospital in oakland. >> while this isn't final approval this is a big step for the medical center as health officials and to operate one of the premier children's medical institutions in the country. >> proposed deal will be under review over the next few months. >> more than a million dollars in golden nugget was stolen out of a northern california courthouse last year. now we've learned that these may be right here in the bay area. search warrant executed in else abroad totals three del.
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thesiskiyou county sheriff says the potential evidence was recovered in the search is the will not say if the evidence was old. >> no arrests have been made but the share says his team does have a strong piece of evidence on their side. they have the bandits d in eight. >> one suspect is still on the list after three people attempted to rob a jewelry store. it was all caught on video. three suspects tried to rob the plaza jewelry store in menlo park tuesday afternoon. >> the store owners has been a surprise the robbers, by pulling out a handgun from behind the counter. the three would-be robbers ran out of the store empty- handed. two of the suspects were later captured by police. >> hey what police are looking for a gunman involved in a shooting. you are looking at video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news. >> police were called out to the lord tennyson apartments, on tennyson road
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just after 4. >> when they arrived they found a male victim was shot. police identified the victim as a 24 year-old man from oakland. he was taken to the hospital for treatment of nonthreatening injuries. the suspect is still on the run. police said the victim went to the apartment, because he had some sort of dispute with the resident there. >> a not guilty plea from a convicted felon suspected of running an illegal gun operation out of his san mateo home. >> 35 year-old antonioinfante faces up to seven--10 years in prison after police found several weapons including an assault rifle during a raid last friday. >> he is being held on $150,000 bail. a concerned neighbor called police after noticing a lot of people going and coming. the district attorney's office
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says since he is a convicted felon, he cannot legally plpossess any guns. investigators and of the weapons appear to be stolen are tied to the kron but they will be sent to a crime lab for testing. >> an elderly couple accidentally drove their car to the front doors of the vallejo gross restored. this video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with abc seven. according to a vallejo far spokesperson, the driver accidentally hit the gas is that the brakes. >> some customers inside suffered minor injuries from shattered glass and other debris that got sprayed on the impact. the couple in the car was on harms. >> next on the kron 4 th qua qer, ert 5%t ash asck.ck whoa hoeverybery gey erybery gey act aivate atyour 5urcashcaacc ase.asm/frm/domdo
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>> we're back at 5:25 a.m. google is setting up new headquarters and the u.k. that when all is said and done could be worth nearly $2 billion. the mountain view based company has purchased a 2.4 a. plot in london's king's cross. google plans to build a 1 million square foot, 11
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story office construction is expected to start later the sheer and expected to be finished in 2016. >> amazon is taking another step to try and lessen apples grip over on device music sales. >> the online retailer says it is launching its h t m l five m p three store specifically for the iphone and ipad itouch. amazon is offering 22 million tracks on its mobile website amazon .com/m p three. with the user makes a purchase, it is automatically transferred to their amazon cloud player in can be played back using a mobile app. >> toyota motor co. says, it has settled what is to be the first of hundreds of lawsuits claiming that deaths and injuries were caused by problems in toyota vehicles. >> the problems sudden an unintended acceleration in toyota vehicles. the company reached an agreement in the
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wrongful death case, brought by the family of paul vanal. fen and charlene jones lloyd. there were killed when their toyota camry slammed into a wall in utah back in 2010. that alfehe van al fen case was to be the first of hundreds tried. >> we are coming up on the kron 4 morning news. we're watching your weekend forecast. i will check in with erica in two minutes. a new effort to ban the in are a new practice range app. >> we will talk about it at 548 yen. plus dear abby founder pauline phelps has died. we will take a moment to remember the woman behind the column at 5:56
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>> while come backwelcome back.s how things are looking from our mount cam. >> we are contending with an
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easterly breeze. the temperatures will warm-up later on today. these are conditions in walnut creek over interstate 80. we are sitting in the 30's but we will warm-up to the low 60's letter on perry ed here is a look at your day planner. tomorrow will be warmer. the temperatures will remain above average. monday will be the warmest of the week. i do want to take a quick peek at the afternoon highs. there'll be plenty of 60's on the board. >> pleasanton is coming in at 61 degrees. it is 61 also over in hayward. i will talk about what the afternoon
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will bring in terms of sunshine in my next report. >> here is a quick commute check from the bay bridge. we are starting to see a little bit of slowing on interstate 580 and highway 4. south bay and the peninsula have no delays or for the north bay ride the th. >> new this morning, today is the last day for a san jose police chief chris morrisore. this comes as san jose is a new acting police chief says that he is concerned about staffing levels at the police department. to get you more
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news faster we will turn to our reporter mike pelton who joins us from san jose. >> take a look at the numbers. he will become the top cop. san jose had 46 homicides last year and this was the most since 1991. that also lost 351 officers. they have fewer than a thousand officers on staff. he plans to search for a permanent chief in about a month. he will be the acting chief while they still search. >> the pilot who was in
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charge of the oil tanker that side of swiped the bay bridge it last week could get his license taken a way. that is if a state agency find him at fault for the accident. the 751 ft. vessel called the overseas reymar hit the western span of the bridge on january the seventh. this cost more than $2 million worth of damage. but the ships bart pilot guy kleess, could be reprimanded for that accident. the san francisco bar pilots association says that he changed course at the last minute in heavy fog. investigators are looking into that change as
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well as other factors, including the malfunctioning radar began equipment at the bridge, as possible contributors to the crash. >> some of san francisco's top city and law enforcement officials are meeting to discuss the tactics the city uses to address the costly vandalism at a three day conference. graffiti cost san francisco more than $20 million each year. the conference wraps up today with towards of murals that have been painted on public laws and the city's mission district and the tenderloin neighborhoods. >> law-enforcement sources say that a millionaire investor that was killed last november during a home invasion in monte serano was set up by an escort. this is
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video from our helicopter partnership with abc 7 news on the same. sources say that the escort tipped off to gang members to the house. 21 year-olddeang deangelo austin, 21 year-old javier garcia, and 26 year-old lukis anderson has been charged with the murder of ravi kumra. most austin and garcia are known gang members from west oakland who formed a robbery crews and targeted homes in oakland and fremont. during the robbery, his wife was also injured. police still have not really is possible
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motives in the incident. >> the 49ers quarterback is giving the team's next opponent a lot to think about. colin kaepernick, falcons running back mike go on tmichael turner said " i am glad i am not on defense. " turner, the big running back, and the falcons' offense when to hold the ball and limits kaepernick's time on the field in sunday's nfc championship game. the falcons have seen enough of him eight starts to respect the diversity out
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quarterback with a long stride and strong right arm. kaepernick heads to the atlanta after running for 181 yds an nfl record for a quarterback with two touchdowns in last week's win over green bay. >> president obama second inauguration date is away, but do not expect the p andomppomp and pageantry you saw the first time around. this year it will be scaled down. only 900,000 people are attending which is half as many people from 2009. this years corporations have been replete with rehearsals-withstand-n play
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>> apple has received a petition to have a national rifle association game apple removed. critics say that that act is both inappropriate and insensitive. saith the game called " end-r-h, practice range " includes a virtual shooting range with targets of various shapes and sizes. guns include assault and sniper rifles. while there is nothing particularly by island about the game, it was released on the month anniversary of the sandy
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hook elementary school shooting. critics felt that the release of the game was poorly timed and that it was a political jab. they're asking for it to be removed from apple's app store out of respect for the victims. >> still ahead on kron4 morning news. the fda has approved a new flu vaccine. how it could be more effective in the event of an epidemic. plus, a new list of the top are earning on romantic hollywood couples. we will tell led the top spot next.
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announced yesterday in santa clara county. >> police now say an attempted kidnapping in san jose has turned out to be a hoax. the mother has admitted to making up the story. she initially told police a man tried to take her three year-old daughter out of arms while they were in the front yard of their home. if police now consider the mother is suspect and has opened a criminal investigation on her. >> today is the last day for the current san jose police chief, chris moore. this comes as the new acting police chief says that he is concerned about staffing levels at the police department. acting police. larry esquivel says posturing of morale among
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officers will be a top priority. >> we will not take a look at the conditions in the east bay. hayward is coming in at 37 degrees. we are below the freezing mark in walnut creek. as we take a look at the day planner we do have some areas--the fog that we see will burn off. later on tonight we will have a clearer afternoon. let's take a look that future cast 4. a 8:00 a.m. most of us will see a wide range of 40 syrria as we put the clock into motion by lunchtime and the heart of the bay it will be in the upper 50s. we will continue
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to see a mild evening with temperatures and the low 50's perry ed we will start out in the south bay. >> los gatos is coming in as 66 degrees and the same bank is for campbell perry ed i really want to focus our attention on the east bay. it will not be as warm as the south bay. some of the cooler spas are checking in at 59 degrees. walnut creek has and afternoon high of the '50s. richmond had 64 degrees in downtown san francisco is coming then add 61 degrees. if you are headed to let's take a look
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at the snow bomb report. we are expecting the temperatures to be slow. this is something to keep in mind and sunday for the competition the temperatures will be in the low 60's. be cautious because of the waves. >> your kron 47 their around the bay shows that warmer weather is on the way as we head into sunday and monday. your id lows will be dropped into the mid 30's. we do have the potential for some showers and we will increase the cloud cover. the time now is 548 8:00 a.m.. >> the chp state says there is no problems. there is a
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little bit of slowing on the toll plaza. the san mateo bridges still an easy drive with 11 minutes in both directions. saith the golden gate bridge is problem free perry e. it's still looks good for the east shore freeway northbound highway 24. there is 16 to 18 minutes from walnut creek down to dublin. the south bay freeway still has no delays. >> the fda has approved a
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new vaccine and without any influence of the virus. it is called flu block. it is for people ages 18 to 49 perry. let fda says set the new vaccine is in the event-test despite how you feel. >> the nra seems to be more popular than hollywood. 41
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>> and the creator of along running advice column "ear
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abbdear abby " pauline phillips has died after a long battle with alzheimer's disease. for more than 40 years, "dear abby " supported equal rights for women and minorities. the column also promoted aids awareness and education. phillips and a daughter jeanne took over the column after her mother more than a decade ago. she says says she has a big shoes to fill perry ed andpauline phillips was 94
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years old. >> will be right back.